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Call for a Chapter Proposal-Web Based Library and Information Services





Dear Professionals,


Subsequent to the successful launch of two books with reputed Ess Ess Publications and Universal Publications, New Delhi We have great pleasure to inform you that we are bringing out an edited book titled “Web Based Library and Information Services” which will be published by reputed publishers with ISBN. We invite to you to contribute the original research papers/ case studies on the given thrust areas but are not limited with.


About the proposed book

The prime purpose of academic library is to support education and research. Right from inception to the present digital era, the primary objective of library has always been to achieve this goal. The use of information is pinpointed, accurate, precise and concise. Today the resources and services of libraries have changed intensely because of the development and application of web technology.  Libraries are striving to provide the right information to right clientele at right time by different web 2.0 techniques.

The demand and expectation of users have also changed considerably. In this changed scenario, services in libraries are more personalized, more interactive and more collaborative with web-based services. The inherent character of web offers many advantages and improvements for library services including the ability to hyperlink to other resources, use of a graphical interface, and access for remote users. Web based Library services mean that library users can obtain services in 24x7.

The basic aim of the proposed book is to explore the adaptability and applicability of different types of web based library services and its utilization to the academics and society.

Thrust Areas


ü  Database Access

ü  Bibliographic and Cataloguing Services

ü  Bulletin Board

ü  Current Awareness Services

ü  E-Selective Dissemination of Information

ü  E-Mail / current content

ü  Frequently Asked Questions

ü  Subject Gateways

ü  Listserve

ü  News Clipping Service

ü  Newsgroup


ü  Digital Reference Services

ü  Web casting, etc.


Submission Procedures


Chapter proposals are invited based on practice/research/best practices/case studies/surveys related to the theme. The length of the chapter should not be more than 3000 words. All the submitted papers will be reviewed and an intimation of acceptance of chapters will be sent to the authors. Accepted papers will be published in the form of an edited book with ISBN. The proposals must be original contributions and should be sent by email. Only MS WORD file as an attachment will be accepted.



Benefits of Contribution:

  • Main author of the Chapter will get physical copy of the book freely
  • Each contributor can submit upto two proposals

Guidelines for Authors

Length of the paper:               3000 words

Font and size:                          Times New Roman, and 12 Pts

Reference style:                      APA sixth edition style

Language of the paper            :           English


Important dates 

Last date for receiving full paper:       30/11/2017

Notification of paper acceptance:       10/12/2017


Book Releasing Ceremony

The proposed book will be released on 28/02/2018


You are requested to follow our guidelines properly.


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